Agar ready for another spin tilt at England in Sydney

SYDNEY: Ashton Agar said Sunday he was ready for another crack at England after being called into Australia’s squad as the second spinning option for this week’s final Ashes Test in Sydney. Whether Agar plays alongside first-choice spinner Nathan Lyon depends on the state of the Sydney Cricket Ground pitch, which in the past has earned a reputation More...

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By admin On Monday, January 1st, 2018
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Celebrations in parts of the world ring in new year

SYDNEY: Australia, Dubai and New Zealand among several countries around the world have rung in the new year’s celebrations on Sunday with dozens of states to follow in coming hours. World renowned landmarks including More...

By admin On Friday, December 29th, 2017
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Sterling sparkles as City claim 18th successive win

NEWCASTLE: Manchester City surged 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Raheem Sterling fired the runaway leaders to a 1-0 win at Newcastle on Wednesday. Pep Guardiola s side look certain to lift the More...

By admin On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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Pakistan terms US Jerusalem move violation of international laws

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi said on Thursday that the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is a violation of the international laws. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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World’s largest coal export port looks to ‘diversify’ amid demand decline for fossil fuel

SYDNEY: Port of Newcastle in Australia has announced the appointment of a new chairman on Monday who said there is an “urgent” need to diversify into new sources of growth. As the world’s largest coal export More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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US vetoes UN call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

UNITED NATIONS: The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Hong Kong stocks end down

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks ended down on Tuesday, as profit-taking after three days of gains overshadowed a record close on Wall Street while traders await a key Federal Reserve policy meeting later in the week. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Entire nation indebted to martyrs of North Waziristan attack: Nawaz

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) president and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that the martyred army officials in North Waziristan are the pride of Pakistani nation. Second More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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4 hurt in ‘attempted terror’ blast in NY subway: police

NEW YORK: Four people were injured Monday in the blast that rocked a subway station in the heart of Manhattan, in what the city’s mayor said was an “attempted terrorist attack.” The blast – More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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After bitcoin’s wild week, traders brace for futures launch

NEW YORK: The newest way to bet on bitcoin will arrive on Sunday when futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by a storm begin trading. The first bitcoin future <0#XBT:> trades are set to More...